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Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
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Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, erotic, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: obsession, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, couple relations, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, car accident, loss of wife, teacher, suicide, murder mystery, daughter, financial ruin, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, youth, family relations, couples, incest, cheating wife, pregnancy, sex scene, restaurant, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Bouquet of Barbed Wire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and tense films and TV series with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, couples, couple relations, dishonesty and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Bouquet of Barbed Wire: Monroe (2011), A Mother's Son (2012), Thicker Than Water (2014), Exile (2011), The Little House (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monroe is a British medical drama television series created and written by Peter Bowker and produced by Mammoth Screen for the ITV network. The series follows a neurosurgeon named Gabriel Monroe, played by James Nesbitt. The six-part series was ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, intern, doctor, family problems, parents and children, doctors and patients, boss and employee, workplace situations, treatment, patient, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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100%
A Mother's Son (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, parents and children, who done it, family problems, small town, social relations, family relations, suspicion of murder, moral dilemma, suspicion, relationship problems, suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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87%
Thicker Than Water (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago is home to a popular B&B run by Anna-Lisa and her son Oskar. Anna-Lisa has summoned her daughter Jonna, an actress, and son Lasse, an opportunist, to the island. It is the first time in ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family business, dysfunctional family, island, family reunited, family problems, under the surface, workplace, estrangement, resort, family secret, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Exile (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Exile is a British psychological thriller television series dealing with the topic of Alzheimer's disease against a background of corruption. It stars John Simm and Jim Broadbent and was broadcast on BBC One. The series received varyingly ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, parents and children, mental illness, family relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, bbc, mental health, murder mystery, alzheimer's disease, family history ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: family problems, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, in-laws, parent child relationship, dishonesty, babies and infants, mentally unstable, countryside, british, mother in law ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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61%
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Moving On (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Moving On is a British television series set in contemporary Britain consisting of standalone dramas all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life and moving on.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: starting over, introspection, optimism, family problems, redemption, couple relations, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, parents and children, couples, change
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, sex scene, life turned upside down, adultery, husband wife relationship, sexual relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
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Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, murder witness, couples, witnessing a crime, couple relations, crimes, mental health, murder mystery, murderer, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak
Plot: family relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, under the surface, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, human nature, juvenile delinquency, family in crisis, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, couples, social relations, family relations, crimes, housewife, parents and children, female protagonist, imprisonment, bbc, strong female presence, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: slasher, dark, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, stepfather, mental illness, daughter, dead daughter, twists and turns, mental disorder, female psychopath, prostitution, grieving mother, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Doctor Foster (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of inquiry far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, mature woman, female protagonist, infidelity, life turned upside down, husband wife relationship, couple relations, female doctor, family relations, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, courtroom, society, dishonesty, family in crisis, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, rivalry, loss of friend, crimes, law enforcement, life turned upside down, vigilantism, revenge, murder, investigation, friendship, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blackout (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A council man becomes increasingly disillusioned over the years, but a heroic act gets him approval and becomes a front-runner for the mayor-ship of Manchester while trying to keep his own secrets buried.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, tense, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, murder suspect, redemption, intrigue, family problems, hidden truth, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, graphic violence, dishonesty, voodoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Paula (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller about Paula, a chemistry teacher whose life is turned upside down after a one-night stand with James. They become locked in a dance of destruction. Only one can survive.
Style: tense, touching, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: teacher, female protagonist, hallucination, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, murder, woman in danger, adultery, female teacher, police detective, single woman, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, family problems, love affair, obsession, human nature, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love triangle, husband wife relationship, secret lover ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, under the surface, male escort, adultery, infidelity, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 580
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: breakup, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic hero, tragic love, infidelity, extramarital affair, couples, family problems, love and romance, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 638
Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: self harm, mental illness, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, family problems, life is a bitch, physical appearance, parents and children, family in crisis, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: political, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, cheating, adultery, president, betrayal, manipulation, infidelity, motivation, british politics, battle of the sexes, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hospital, obsession, heart transplant, female nudity, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, losing-it hero, transplant ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Family Matters (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In 13 episodes, the series of fiction "Family Issues" portrays the life of Peter, a family court judge that you will find that there is a very common routine. He has a troubled past - his mother still abandoned child - and still carries ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: legal, uncover truth, rivalry, injustice, introspection, courtroom, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, family problems, haunted by the past, judge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 196
The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, society, under the surface, immigrants, clergy, life is a bitch, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, family problems, friends, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: meditative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, maturity, small town life, family relations, loneliness, elderly, couple relations, marriage, family, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, lawsuit, law firm, murder, revenge, crimes, mistrust, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 53K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, siblings relations, haunted by the past, sibling relationship, homecoming, family life, secret, wealthy family, dark secret, police detective, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 1K
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, youth, estrangement, life is a bitch, death of mother, father son relationship, love, family, parent child relationship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Father's Chair (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Theo is living the good life in an upscale Brazilian neighborhood. He’s a hardworking doctor, husband, and father. However, Theo has chosen his career over his family, and little by little he discovers that his world is crumbling around him. His ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, life turned upside down, family problems, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, parents and children, self discovery, father son relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 239
Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, isolation, youth, life is a bitch, single parent, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%